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Today's Sports

  • Harrison Taylor at the Hank...

    Last April, Harrison Taylor of Shallotte won a two-year scholarship to the Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy in Hilton Head, S.C. 

    Harrison left his parents, Valerie and Scott Taylor, brother Chandler, his West Brunswick High School friends and went to live five hours away in Hilton Head Island. It was a daunting task for this young man who had grown up in a close-knit family in a small rural town.  

  • Calabash VFW dart league results

    The Calabash VFW steel tip dart league results for Dec. 14. First: Shirley Kelleher, Brenda Williams and Tom Kelleher. Second: Darleen Riley, Richie Thomas and Joan Elmire. Third: Joe Lenz, Dennis O’Brien and Andy Kocsis. 

    On Dec. 21, Barbara Ketcham, Joe Pinkowski and Lee Harrison were first. Second: Barbara Clark, Craig Sweetman and Joe Lenz. Third: Winnie Kosmel, Ken Anderson, and Richie Thomas.

  • Patience is key to catching...

    Cold weather dominates the fishing report but it doesn’t stop the catches.

    Anglers are still taking redfish in the backwater shallow creeks and that action has not slowed down. I have heard just a few reports of scattered trout running the tides near the bridges (and those were undersized), so I can’t say the trout bite is on…but the redfish are really making up for it.

  • Sports briefs

    The Brunswick Community College women’s basketball team is offering two youth basketball clinics in January at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center. 

    BCC coach Ashlyn Burke and her team will conduct the clinics. The first clinic begins at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 15. BCC plays Spartanburg Methodist at 1 p.m. that day. The second clinic begins at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 29. BCC plays Louisburg College at 1 p.m. that day.

  • Lockwood Folly hires Ruth as new...

    Lockwood Folly Country Club at Holden Beach has hired a new head golf professional, Jeff Ruth, who begins his job in January. 

    Ruth earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Millikin University in Decatur, Ill., and brings to Lockwood a wealth of experience and excellence in the golf industry, including Titleist Performance Fitness Instructor and Ping’s South Carolina Regional Clubfitter of the year.

  • Highlights and scores from area...

    CFAG

    On Wednesday in a Stableford match at Meadowlands, Joe Gallo was first at +6. Joe Meo was second at +3. Steve Maiorca was third at +2. Jen Dearborn was fourth at +1.

    On Friday in a C.O.D. event at Meadowlands, Joe Gallo was +3, with two skins. Ron Doeblin was -1 and had six skins. Sid Pennington was -1 with two skins. Steve Maiorca was -1 with one skin.

    CAROLINA SHORES STABLEFORD

  • The First Tee hosts Christmas...

    BY ELSA BONSTEIN AND AL ARRIGONIPUBLIC RELATIONS OF TFTBC
    Recently, The First Tee of Brunswick County hosted a volunteer appreciation holiday party at Cinghiale Creek in Shallotte. Annually, the local chapter hosts two such events for its volunteers; one in the beginning of the summer, the other around the holiday season. Both events help conclude the spring and fall sessions respectively.

  • North Brunswick’s girls win...

     TEACHEY—The North Brunswick High School girls’ basketball team won the Wallace-Rose Hill Holiday Basketball Bash by beating Topsail 59-46 Dec. 31.

    Senior guard Tyera Fisher scored 22 points for the Scorpions (7-3). Junior forward LaDonna Sloan, playing in place of injured starter Alexis Mills, scored 11 points.

    “She did a tremendous job tonight, too, with her effort,” coach Travis Fortune said. “Tonight she played the whole second half and she hit some big jump shots.”

  • North Brunswick’s boys win...

     With two comeback victories, the North Brunswick High School boys’ basketball team won the Wallace-Rose Hill Holiday Basketball Bash.

    Jeremy Young scored 21 points and LeGrande Roseborough 11 as the Scorpions beat Whiteville 56-53 Dec. 22 to win the championship.

    The victory came one night after North rallied to beat West Brunswick 64-59. North outscored West 25-12 in the final quarter for the victory. Jeremy Young scored 17 of the Scorpions’ final 25 points and finished with 27 points.

  • South Brunswick girls win twice...

     The South Brunswick girls’ basketball team finished 2-1 in the Wallace-Rose Hill Holiday Basketball Bash.

    The Cougars (3-7) beat host Wallace-Rose Hill 41-29 on Dec. 22, the final day of the tourney.

    South trailed 9-8 after the first quarter but outscored the Bulldogs 18-4 in the second quarter and led 26-13 at the half.

    Kaitlyn Ray scored 15 points for South. Other South scorers:  Meagan Julius 4, Kacy O’Connor 8, Samantha Frye 4, Ashley Sloup 2, Jasmine Rabon 4, Jalyssa Lacy 4.